Eagles Keying on Barr, Evans and Bucannon as Possible 1st Round Targets

As pre-draft visits and private workouts continue, we are getting a general idea of what players the Philadelphia Eagles could be interested in come the 2014 NFL Draft.   However, three players stand out as serious candidates for their first round pick. They are: OLB Anthony Barr, WR Mike Evans and S Deone Bucannon. Here’s my reasoning… The more pre-draft interest shown...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers: PFS Mock 2.0 Results

First Round Selection: Anthony Barr, OLB, UCLA. Could Barr really slip to the Packers? It’s highly unlikely, but, stranger things have happened during the NFL Draft. Barr is oozing with raw athletic ability and potential. He made the switch to outside linebacker in 2012 and recorded double-digit sack numbers both seasons. Barr possesses an explosive first step and can be a terror...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: UCLA DE/OLB Anthony Barr Visiting Titans

  Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that UCLA DE/OLB Anthony Barr will make a pre-draft visit to Nashville next Tuesday. This is fairly interesting news given that Barr has been a popular selection for the Titans in recent mock drafts. Coming into the 2013 season, many expected Barr to be a top-five selection and while there is still a good chance he could be drafted in the...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins look to release frustrations vs. Trojans

There's one key play that still stands out from last year's rivalry game between UCLA and USC: Anthony Barr laying a hit so vicious on star quarterback Matt Barkley that it separated his shoulder and ended his season. It's not something Barr likes to talk about, it's not what he wants to be known for. He instantly became the subject of Troy's vitriol. "...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Barr: "Something We're Not Doing Right"

The UCLA linebacker, Anthony Barr, spoke after the Bruins lost to Oregon...
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA Bruins' Anthony Barr earns Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week honors

UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr, Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion, and Oregon State kicker Trevor Romaine were named Pac-12 Players of the Week in football. Barr, an athletic outside linebacker and a likely first round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, led the Bruins’ defense in a come-from-behind 41-21 win over No. 23-ranked Nebraska on the road. The senior from San Pedro made...
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September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA Football: Bruins head to Lincoln to take on Huskers

Taylor Martinez escapes a tackle from Anthony Barr last year on a run in the second quarter. This Saturday the UCLA Football team will travel to Lincoln, Neb. to take on the 23rd ranked Cornhuskers. Both teams are led by dynamic dual threat quaterbacks and sport defenses waiting to respond to their first real challenge of the year. Both teams have BCS Bowl potential, but the Bruins...
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Player Snapshot: Anthony Barr OLB UCLA

As a whole, the UCLA Bruins defense took a major step forward in 2012 under new Head Coach Jim Mora. Players like Anthony Barr are a major reason why. Originally an offensive player, Barr recorded 9 catches and started four games as a freshman and continued to play offense his sophomore year with 7 starts but only 3 receptions. With Jim Mora bringing in a new defensive scheme, Barr...
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July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA's Barr likely to return next season

UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr is expected to remain at UCLA and not declare for the NFL draft. Barr, a junior, emerged as one of the top linebackers in the nation this season after moving from receiver in the spring. He has 13.5 sacks, the most in the nation, and 20.5 tackles for a loss, the fourth-most nationally. Barr said, "Nothing is set in stone." But he said coming...
Via Fox Sports West
December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

UCLA's Barr named Pac-12 Player of the Week

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Running back KaDeem Carey of Arizona, linebacker Anthony Barr of UCLA and placekicker Trevor Romaine of OREGON STATE have been named Pac-12 Players of the Week in football. Carey, a sophomore from Tucson, Ariz., rushed for a Pac-12-record 366 yards--the ninth-highest single-game total in FBS history-- on 25 carries (14.6 average) and scored five touchdowns...
Via Fox Sports West
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

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